Greenleaf Education Costa Rica was founded by Steven Greenleaf with the advice and assistance of family, colleagues, former students, teachers, mentors and friends who all share the desire to make the world a better place – people who are committe...
Greenleaf Education Costa Rica was founded by Steven Greenleaf with the advice and assistance of family, colleagues, former students, teachers, mentors and friends who all share the desire to make the world a better place – people who are committed to building a better future.
The goal of Greenleaf Education Costa Rica is to make the greatest possible impact on creating this better future. The best way for us to accomplish this is through educating and assisting others who are on their own paths forward, whether they are students or politicians, landowners or community leaders, activists or business owners, or teachers themselves.
Applied solutions to real life problems are our focus. We have gathered and synthesized years of experience from leaders in the environmental and sustainable development movements around the world and identified the most important skills and tools needed to build success and leadership.
The members of our Board of Advisors have shared their knowledge and continue to help to refine our course offerings and review our curricula while also serving to council and strengthen our network of friends and collaborators. All of this serves to give our students access to a special network of mentors, collaborators and friends who have proven their effectiveness, and which will help each student or client to grow professionally. We are growing a team of difference makers.
Making Sustainability Real: Protecting Natural Capital and Biodiversity - Building Sustainable Livelihoods. Our natural capital in general and biodiversity particularly,are at risk globally. Pathways to sustainable development depend on wise use and innovative conservation of natural resources. Properly managed and protected natural capital can generate economic opportunities and be the catalyst for the growth of sustainable communities and businesses.
Leadership by Design: Environmental Solutions and Sustainability: Moving toward a sustainable future requires effective action now. We need serious people who know how to succeed and how to work together for maximum impact. The aim of the course is to assist students in generating applied solutions and provide them with skills and tools for ongoing